REPORTAGE. “Sport is my fight, my way of resisting,” asserts Fathima, an Afghan karateka who lives in the Lesbos refugee camp

REPORTAGE Sport is my fight my way of resisting asserts

Invisible, or almost. Refugee women represent barely 20% of sports practitioners registered by the association Yoga and Sport With Refugees in Lesbos (Greece). However, they are often the first to whom sport could benefit for its implications in terms of health, well-being or even integration. Near the Mavrovouni camp, the sports association seeks to support … Read more

REPORTAGE. Paris 2024: from the Lesbos camp, Mahmood Alizada, an Afghan refugee, is chasing his Olympic dream

REPORTAGE Paris 2024 from the Lesbos camp Mahmood Alizada an

“Do you see these trainers in the closet? They are my favorite but we share them with several people. I hope to have them tomorrow for the Lesbos trail and maybe even for Paris!” Faded pink, threadbare tips, sagging soles, the sports shoes mirrored by Mahmood Alizada have come a long way. Kind of like … Read more

REPORTAGE. “When you have a uniform, you don’t allow yourself to go wrong”: the gendarmerie organizes stress management workshops for its workforce

REPORTAGE When you have a uniform you dont allow yourself

About fifty gendarmes are seated, their eyes closed, Monday, June 20 in the afternoon, at the judicial center of the gendarmerie in Pontoise (Val d’Oise), guided by the voice of Dr Corinne Isnard Bagnis: “Imagine a flashlight. As if the beam of the lamp was going to walk around in different parts of your body. … Read more